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Differential psychology. Individuality. Self

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  • Self and Identityby Yoshihisa Kashima; Margaret Foddy; Michael Platow

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 51.95

    This edited volume outlines the latest meta-theoretical and theoretical contexts of self-research. Self and Identity examines theoretical accounts of human experience within the contemporary socio-cultural milieu and attempts to answer the question of what it means to be human. It provides a clear structure within which to conceptualize contemporary... more...

  • Self and Identityby Richard D. Ashmore; Lee Jussim

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 66.99

    Self and identity have been important yet volatile notions in psychology since its formative years as a scientific discipline. Recently, psychologists and other social scientists have begun to develop and refine the conceptual and empirical tools for studying the complex nature of self. This volume presents a critical analysis of fundamental issues... more...

  • Embodying the Monsterby Margrit Shildrick

    SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 65.00

    Written by one of the most distinguished commentators in the field, this book asks why we see some bodies as 'monstrous' or 'vulnerable' and examines what this tells us about ideas of bodily 'normality' and bodily perfection. Drawing on feminist theories of the body, biomedical discourse and historical data, Margrit Shildrick argues that the response... more...

  • Reflexive Embodiment In Contemporary Societyby Nick Crossley

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    Explores the concept of reflexive embodiment, how we, as embodied beings, reflect upon our own embodiment. This book considers the ways in which we modify and maintain our bodies, from brushing our teeth and washing our face through to tattooing and bodybuilding. It also evaluates competing claims on embodiment and suggests alternative approaches. more...

  • The Idea of the Selfby Jerrold Seigel

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 28.00

    This 2005 book explores how major Western European thinkers have confronted the self from the seventeenth century to the present. more...

  • Embodiment, Ego-Space, and Actionby Roberta L. Klatzky; Brian MacWhinney; Marlene Behrmann

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 95.00

    The majority of research on human perception and action examines sensors and effectors in relative isolation. What is less often considered in these research domains is that humans interact with a perceived world in which they themselves are part of the perceptual representation, as are the positions and actions (potential or ongoing) of other active... more...

  • Moralische Selbstachtungby Henning Hahn

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 98.00

    This work is to be understood from the systematic perspective as an extension of John Rawl?s Theory of Justice . Constituting a normative vanishing-point, the individual?s moral self-respect is placed at the centre of the theory?s justification. Starting from the thesis that self-respect presents itself as the highestgood, the book defends a number... more...

  • Experiencing Identityby Ian Craib

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 52.00

    `I recommend this book to all readers interested in thinking about the self; I am sure that anyone who reads it will come away with some new ideas' - Therapeutic Communities This critical and comprehensive examination of the relation of theory and identity discusses definitions of identity in classical social theory, modern social theory and... more...

  • Virtual Selves, Real Personsby Richard S. Hallam

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 40.00

    This 2009 book looks at how to define persons and selves and the ways in which different disciplines have dealt with this topic. more...

  • Taking Careby Neil D. Weinstein

    Cambridge University Press 1987; US$ 26.00

    Taking Care examines the reasons why people take precautions - and the reasons why they do not. more...